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List of Japan bands, listed by their level of fame. This Japan musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Japan bands are included, as well as many Japan musicians of underground status. This list of Japan musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Japan bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

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LOUDNESS is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
LOUDNESS Glam metal, Progressive metal, Rock music

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Boredoms is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Boredoms Krautrock, Noise rock, Psychedelia

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Hyde is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Hyde Pop music, Pop rock, Alternative rock

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Akira Takasaki is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Akira Takasaki Rock music, Heavy metal

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L'Arc-en-Ciel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
L'Arc-en-Ciel Neo-progressive rock, Rock music, New Prog

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Malice Mizer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Malice Mizer Neoclassical Dark Wave, Synthpop, Gothic rock

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Ghost is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Ghost Avant-progressive rock, Psychedelic folk, Experimental rock

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Ikimono-gakari is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Ikimono-gakari J-pop, Pop rock, Soft rock

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Bleach is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Bleach D-beat, Punk rock, Thrashcore

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The Pillows is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
The Pillows Pop punk, Power pop, Alternative rock

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Sigh is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Sigh Progressive metal, Symphonic black metal, Black metal

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the GazettE is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
the GazettE Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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Hide is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Hide Glam metal, Progressive metal, Rock music

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Luna Sea is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Luna Sea Rock music, Heavy metal, Pop rock

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Tak Matsumoto is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Tak Matsumoto Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

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Maximum the Hormone is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Maximum the Hormone Pop punk, Nu metal, Rock music

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Tomoyasu Hotei is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Tomoyasu Hotei Rock music, Music of Japan

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Acid Mothers Gong is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Acid Mothers Gong Noise rock, Musical improvisation, Space rock

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Kagrra, is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Kagrra, Fusion, Rock music, Pop rock

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Ayumi Hamasaki is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Ayumi Hamasaki Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

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Galneryus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Galneryus Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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Beat Crusaders is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Beat Crusaders Pop punk, Rock music, Pop rock

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Sabbat is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Sabbat Thrash metal, Black metal, Heavy metal

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Yellow Magic Orchestra is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Yellow Magic Orchestra Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave

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Schwarz Stein is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Schwarz Stein Synthpop, Electronic body music, Electronic music

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Dir En Grey is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Dir En Grey Doom metal, Nu metal, Rock music

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Namie Amuro is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Namie Amuro Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Eurobeat

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Stephanie is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Stephanie Pop music, J-pop

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Sugizo is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Sugizo Rock music, Electronic dance music, World music

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Merzbow is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Merzbow Dark ambient, Musique concrète, Noise

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Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra Ska, Japanese ska, Jazz

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Envy is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Envy Post-metal, Experimental rock, Experimental classical music

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Buck-Tick is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Buck-Tick New Wave, Gothic rock, Rock music

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Glay is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Glay Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

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Orange Range is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Orange Range Hip hop music, Noise rock, Pop music

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Asian Kung-Fu Generation is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Asian Kung-Fu Generation Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

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Ezo is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Ezo Glam metal, Heavy metal

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Antic Cafe is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Antic Cafe Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

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Flow is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Flow Pop punk, Rock music, Alternative rock

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girugämesh is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
girugämesh Post-metal, Nu metal, Shoegazing

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Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Nightmare Rock music, Heavy metal, Jazz fusion

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Spitz is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Spitz Rock music, J-pop, Power pop

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Inoue Kiyonobu is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Inoue Kiyonobu Shoegazing, Pop music, Trip hop

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Blood Stain Child is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Blood Stain Child Electro-industrial, Symphonic black metal, Euro-trance

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Velvet Eden is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Velvet Eden Rock music, Visual kei, Music of Japan

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Midori is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Midori Noise rock, Experimental rock, Jazz fusion

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Judy and Mary is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Judy and Mary Pop music, Rock music, J-pop

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Kitaro is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Kitaro New Age music, Folk music, Electronic music

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cali≠gari is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
cali≠gari Noise rock, Rock music, Experimental rock

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Versailles is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bands from Japan
Versailles Progressive metal, Melodic death metal, Power metal